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Window work: county museum begins restoration

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The windows on the main and upper floors of the Madera County Museum have been due for restoration after nearly four decades of neglect.

The board of directors of the Madera County Historical Society contracted with Visalia-based Tri-Central Construction to restore — or replace if needed — 56 windows. The company started work on the window project last week and co-owner Ronda Dean expects to be done in about three months.

Work began on the upper level and will go one room at a time until completed, said Sheryl Berry, president of the society.

“It’s long, tedious and detailed work,” said Dean.

She and her husband David have turned the museum’s basement into a makeshift shop to do the woodwork. The basement will be closed to the public during the duration of the project...


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